Flexible, multi-purpose discussions
- discussion groups
- online forums
- question & answer websites
- news groups
- mailing lists
- FAQs & enquiries
- from personal to a user
- through role/group/service/organisation/geography-specific
- to global
Highly adaptable structure
- Top-level Discussion group / Forum...
- Multiple Topics within a Discussion / Forum...
- Posts / Questions... within Topics
- Answers to Questions / Posts...
- Comments on / Responses to... Posts / Answers...
- Votes on Posts / Answers...
- Accept Answers
Integrated with other Apps
- Attach a discussion to a Resource
- use #tags in the text (auto-converted to tags)
- @mention other users (with auto-completion)
- stats on trending topics
- number of up & down votes
- integrated with Achievements
- Role-based at Discussion level:
- Owner (full control)
- Proxy (act on behalf of owner)
- Moderator (create topics, admin)
- Editor (write posts, answers & comments)
- Member (write answers & comments)
- Viewer (read only)
- Normal App-level permissions
- Access to App within user context